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 Bill Status of HB3793  96th General Assembly

Short Description:  U.S. SENATE VACANCY

House Sponsors
Rep. Julie Hamos - Paul D. Froehlich - Mike Boland - Harry Osterman - Sidney H. Mathias, Greg Harris, Kevin Joyce and James D. Brosnahan

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/2A-1from Ch. 46, par. 2A-1
10 ILCS 5/25-8from Ch. 46, par. 25-8

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. When a vacancy occurs in the office of U.S. Senator, requires that: (i) the Governor make a temporary appointment and the office be filled at the next general election at which that office is scheduled to be filled, if the vacancy occurs less than one year before that election, and (ii) the vacancy be filled by the Governor by temporary appointment and at a special election, designated by the Governor, if the vacancy occurs one year or more before the next general election at which that office is scheduled to be filled. Requires the State to reimburse each election authority for costs associated with any special election held before January 1, 2011 to fill a vacancy in the office of U.S. Senator. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/25/2009HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Julie Hamos
  2/25/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
  2/25/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Boland
  2/25/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Harry Osterman
  2/25/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  2/25/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Greg Harris
  2/25/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kevin Joyce
  2/25/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. James D. Brosnahan
  2/25/2009HouseFirst Reading
  2/25/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

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